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Letters to the Editor

Summit Daily letters: Readers reject Morgan Liddick’s appraisal of Castro

December 4, 2016 — Readers reject Liddick’s appraisal of Castro Re: Morgan Liddick’s Nov. 29 column, “Castro and the bloody failure of Communism” Mr. Liddick, did you paste together your column from a pile of State Dept. memos that has passed your desk during your tenure as a U.S. […]

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Summit Daily letters: Recycling take-aways and Frisco history on the move

December 2, 2016 — Take-aways from recycling forum It was great to see the turnout for Friday’s community conversation about recycling orchestrated by the Summit Daily News and featuring representatives from the county, trash haulers and the High Country Conservation Center. It was quite clear that this community wants […]

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Summit Daily letters: Telling the full story of the recycling issue

November 30, 2016 — Remember that Timberline is a business After reading the articles on Summit County’s recycling issues and seeing how one-sided the issue has been presented, I believe it necessary to offer another opinion to the story. Timberline does a wonderful job helping keep our community clean […]

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Summit Daily letters: School district thanks voters and recycling gets real

November 30, 2016 — School district thanks voters On behalf of the Summit School District Board of Education, Superintendent’s office, district and school leaders, teachers, staff and especially students, we would like to extend our thanks and gratitude to the Summit County community for their strong support of our […]

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Summit Daily letters: A step back for Summit County recycling

November 28, 2016 — A step back for Summit County recycling I am greatly disheartened by the recent news that Summit County may be closing our recycling centers in Breckenridge and Frisco. This is due in part to hauling company Timberline Disposal’s decision to transport waste to landfills in […]

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November 27, 2016 — Interstate 70 express lane explained I’m writing in response to Vince Emmer’s recent column on the I-70 Express Lane between Empire and Idaho Springs. I thought I owed it to Mr. Emmer and the public to respond. I represent the I-70 mountain corridor on the […]

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Summit Daily letters: Summit County moms reach out to a community of kids

November 23, 2016 — Summit mobilizes around mental health Re: The article on The Survivor Day Event this past Saturday Nov. 19. As a nurse and former EMT working in Summit County for the past 20 years, I have had the unfortunate opportunity to respond to many calls involving […]

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Summit Daily letters: Breckenridge traffic snarls caused by pedestrians

November 21, 2016 — Breckenridge traffic snarls caused by pedestrians This is my first-ever note to the editor — oddly, it’s about traffic in Breckenridge. Because I live south of Breck and often work north of town, I consider myself an expert on how best to avoid traffic — […]

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Summit Daily letters: What’s next for the economy in Trump’s America?

November 20, 2016 — Trump beats all The confetti has been swept from the floors. The released balloons have long since drifted away. The placards are down and the speeches are finished. Now the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election has begun. The thugs are rioting in the streets […]

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Summit Daily letters: Readers react to Summit County recycling cuts

November 19, 2016 — I am deeply concerned by hearing the recent news about the possible loss of our recycling options here in Summit County. Instead of progressing forward with greener initiatives, instead of working towards more recycling options, we may soon be forced to move backwards and start […]

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Summit Daily letters: Preserving what’s left of Frisco’s historic past

November 16, 2016 — Preserving what’s left of Frisco’s past This letter is meant to comment on the article written by Jack Queen for the Summit Daily News concerning the historic Staley house on Main St. Frisco that was published on Sunday, Nov. 13. I hold a special interest […]

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Liddick’s analysis fails to address key realities

November 15, 2016 — Liddick’s analysis fails to address key realities Contrary to the title, Mr. Liddick’s column yesterday, “What the Trump election was and wasn’t,” did little to shed any real analysis on the recent election results. Instead of debunking some of the Democratic post-election analysis, Mr. Liddick […]

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Summit Daily letters: Stand strong against acts of hate

November 7, 2016 — Questions surrounding 3A & 3B I am all for supporting and voting for education. We continue to sponsor scholarships here in Summit County and back where I went to school. However, I have questions about the combined economics surrounding Issues 3A & 3B. Issue 3A […]

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Summit Daily letters: A message to undecided voters

November 6, 2016 — A message to undecided voters As I go around the county to get out the vote, there is a lack of enthusiasm for the Presidential election based on undecided voters this late in the game. This is what I want to say to voters who […]

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Summit Daily letters: In support of Derek Woodman for sheriff

November 4, 2016 — In support of Derek Woodman I would respectfully urge the eligible voters of Summit County to pause for a moment in this busy election process to carefully consider the candidates for the office of sheriff. Having lived in Summit County for some forty years, I […]

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Summit Daily letters: Love your neighbor, despite the toxic politcal rhetoric

November 4, 2016 — Love your neighbor On Friday night, Oct 28, we were roused by a commotion in our otherwise quiet Frisco neighborhood with several police cruisers arriving with their lights flashing. Someone had thrown a rock through our neighbor’s living room window. It turns out this was […]

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Summit Daily letters: Wallace challenges Summit Daily endorsement

November 1, 2016 — Wallace challenges Summit Daily endorsement Yes, I am very disappointed in the Summit Daily endorsement for county commissioner. Not that I was not the endorsee (although I feel I deserve it), but because the editor(s) of a supposedly “fair” paper who made the endorsement did […]

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Letters: Transportation, school funding and the tobacco tax

October 31, 2016 — Where’s the marijuana money? Please research this, as we were all led to believe that by legalizing pot our schools would hugely benefit so we voted to legalize pot. Now there is practically a pot store on every street corner, yet we are being asked […]

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Letters to the editor: Candidate endorsements, paid parking and voter information

October 30, 2016 — Why I voted for Amendment 69 even though it will hurt me A week ago, upon coming home from a road trip to Utah to explore the glories of our National Parks, I was excited to find my ballot in the mailbox. What a wonderfully […]

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Letters: Supporting the candidates for sheriff, district attorney

October 29, 2016 — Woodman would bring expertise to sheriff’s office I have known Undersheriff Derek Woodman for the past 26 years. Our careers crossed paths many times. First when I was an emergency physician at the Summit Medical Center and most recently when I was the Summit County […]

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